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Candidate filing period for June 7 primary begins; another candidate for Sheriff emerges

Another candidate has announced the intention to be on the June 7 Primary ballot. Dwight Cline, a former deputy and sergeant with the Plumas County Sheriff’s Office, who retired in 2017,  is running for Sheriff against Todd Johns.

More information about Cline and his decision to run will be included in a separate article.

As for all of the offices up for election, the  in-lieu filing period closed Feb. 9 and the candidate filing period opened Feb. 14.

The following local offices will be on the June 7 Primary ballot. If an individual has picked up in-lieu filing fee packets, it is so noted, as are those who have filed their candidacy papers:

  •  County Supervisor District 3 (Chester/Lake Almanor): Tom McGowan-issued papers
  •  County Supervisor District 5 (Graeagle/East Quincy): Incumbent Jeff Engel -issued papers Mimi Garner and Fletcher Darquea – picked up in-lieus
  •  Assessor: Incumbent Cindie Froggatt and Amy Hendrickson – both issued
  •  Auditor – Controller
  •  County Clerk – Recorder – Registrar of Voters: Incumbent Marcy DeMartile-issued
  •  District Attorney: Incumbent David Hollister-filed
  •  Sheriff – Coroner: Incumbent Todd Johns and Dwight Cline – both issued
  •  County Superintendent of Schools: Dwight Pierson and William Roderick -picked up in lieus
  •  Treasurer – Tax Collector: Incumbent Julie White-picked up in-lieus

Of note, Auditor-Controller Roberta Allen resigned her position to serve in Sierra County so there is no incumbent, and the current County Superintendent of Schools Terry Oestreich is retiring at the end of this school year. Oestreich was the appointed Plumas Unified School District Superintendent as well as the elected county superintendent.

The deadline for filing candidacy documents is 5 p.m. on March 11. The primary is June 7 and the General Election is Nov. 8. More information can be found at



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